THURLTON PARISH COUNCIL
MINUTES of ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING held on 14th May 2012
PRESENT C. Cook (Parish Clerk), H. Longman,J. Berry ,S. Hannant, P. Jackson ,M. Ball, J. O’Leary & L. Chenery
1.Apologies for absence.
2. Election of Chairperson.
Proposed by L. Chenery seconded by J. Berry that H. Longman be elected as Chairperson. No other nominations so duly elected.
3. H. Longman signed declaration of office as Chairperson.
- 4. Minutes of last A.G.M.
Proposed by S. Hannant seconded by J. Berry that the Minutes circulated are a true representation of meeting
5. Election of Officers.
Vice Chairman S. Hannant
Responsible Financial Officer C. Cook (Parish Clerk)
Planning Advisor H. Longman
PC representative(s) on Village Hall Committee J. O’Leary, M. Ball & H. Longman
PC representative(s) on Playing Field Assn H. Longman & P. Jackson.
PC representative(s) on Community Composting Steering Group P. Jackson & H. Longman
PC representative(s) on Good Neighbour project J. O’Leary
PC representative(s) on Rural Youth in Europe project H. Longman & M. Ball
PC representative(s) on Youth club Committee H. Longman &P. Jackson
Internal Auditors M. Ball & J. Berry
Cheque signatories L. Chenery J. Berry & H. Longman
Editor(s) of Newsletter Jointly
Play Area Warden K. Cox
Tree Warden J. Pennington
Emergency Co-ordinator B. Longman
Deputy Emergency Co-ordinator C. Hannant
2.05.12 Countryside Supplies Gate Posts for C.C. £46.90
14.05.12 NTTVH Hire of Hall £9.50
14.05.12 Frolic Donation £100.00
14.05.12 C. Cook Photocopies etc £52.19
14.05.12 K. Cox Wardens Wages £26.35
14.05.12 C. Cook Goods for Community Cptg £150.71
Authorisation of cheques proposed by L. Chenery seconded by J. Berry.
- 7. 2011/12 Audit
Proposed by M. Ball seconded by J. O’Leary that the Accounting statement and Annual governance statement for Auditor be approved.
MINUTES of PARISH MEETING held on 14th May 2012
PRESENT C. Cook (Parish Clerk), H. Longman,J. Berry ,S. Hannant, P. Jackson ,M. Ball, J. O’Leary & L. Chenery W. Kemp (District Councillor) and two members of the public
1.Apologies for absence received from A. Tomkinson (County Councillor)
2.Parish Council Report. H. Longman reported results of AGM. Officers elected:- H. Longman (Chairperson), S. Hannant ( Vice Chairman) etc. She gave a report on the activities of the PC for the previous year and commented on ongoing projects and finances.
3.Reports from local organisations.
YOUTH CLUB Jenny Skelton outlined the new organisation and how the Youth Club will progress
COUNTY COUNCILLOR A. Tomkinson had not been able to attend and referred us to his blog, which can be accessed via the Thurlton PC website on which there is a yearly report for all Parish Meetings
POLICE The Police attended our March and gave details of organisation and crime statistics.
MOTHERS UNION. Sarah Will had sent a report outlining last and coming year’s activities. Nick Will summarised.
CHURCH/PCC Nick Will gave a report on current situation with PCC membership and the Church Room utilisation etc
PLAY AREA ASSOCIATION Activities of the Play Area Assn had been included in the Chairpersons report
THURLTON AND DISTRICT W.I. The annual WI report was summarized.
THURLTON BOWLS CLUB Written report summarized
AMBLERS CLUB Martin Ball reported on the Amblers Club activities and programme
BALLROOM DANCING Martin Ball reported on the groups progress.
COMMUNITY COMPOSTING Paul Jackson reported the current progress on this project
TREE WARDEN Jeff Pennington had sent a written report of tree planting on allotment and school etc.
FROLIC The summer holiday Frolic will be resurrected this year
VILLAGE HALL Martin Ball updated the meeting of progress on Village Hall projects.
PLAYING FIELD WARDEN Heather recorded a vote of thanks to Kate Cox our Warden . Article to newsletter regarding the difficulty relating to small items eg sweet wrappers.
ALLOTMENT ASSOCIATION Chris Cook reported on their current projects
HORTICULTURAL CLUB Chris Cook reported on membership and programme
LINE DANCING CLUB A written report was summarized.
WEDNESDAY MORNING COFFEE CLUB Martin Ball reported this is now up and running.
GOOD NEIGHBOURS SCHEME John O’Leary gave a report on progress
YOUTH EXCHANGE Heather Longman updated the meeting on this years exchange
DISTRICT COUNCILLOR William Kemp summarised his annual report to Parish Councils
LITTER PICKING Martin Ball gave a short report.
EMERGENCY CO-ORDINATOR Heather Longman commented that there has been no communication from SNC recently.
N.O.B. meeting closed at 8.25pm